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Double Indemnity SE (R1) in August

Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Double Indemnity (Special Edition) for 29th August 2006 priced at $26.98 SRP. Directed by six-time Academy Award® winner Billy Wilder (Sunset Boulevard) and starring Hollywood legends Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson, Double Indemnity tells a chilling tale of lust, murder and deception. This quintessential film noir was nominated for seven Oscars® including Best Picture and Best Actress. Wilder and hard-boiled crime novelist Raymond Chandler wrote the script based on James M. Cain’s novella about a pair of amoral opportunists, obsessed with each other and planning the “perfect crime.” Featuring cinematographer John Seitz’s exquisite black and white settings, Double Indemnity was named one of the Top 100 Films in history by the American Film Institute.

Double Indemnity is the fourth release in the Universal Legacy Series of films. The digitally remastered print is available for the first time in this specially packaged two-disc set, which also includes all new bonus material.

Features include:

  • 1.33:1 Full Frame
  • English & Spanish DD2.0 Mono
  • English SDH, French & Spanish subtitles
  • Introduction by Robert Osborne
  • Shadows of Suspense
  • Audio Commentary with Film Historian Richard Schickel
  • Audio Commentary with Film Historian/Screenwriter Lem Dobbs and Film Historian Nick Redman
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Double Indemnity 1973 TV Movie

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